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Nicholas of Cusa

Nicholas of Cusa, also referred to as Nicholas of Kues and Nicolaus Cusanus, was a German philosopher, theologian, Catholic cleric, jurist, mathematician, and astronomer. One of the first German proponents of Renaissance humanism, he made spiritual and political contributions in European history. A notable example of this is his mystical or spiritual writings on "learned ignorance," as well as his participation in power struggles between Rome and the German states... Read More

Born1401
Kues, Electorate of Trier,
Holy Roman Empire
Died11 August 1464
Todi, Umbria,
Papal States
Other namesDoctor Christianus, "Nicolaus Chrypffs", "Nicholas of Kues", "Nicolaus Cusanus"
EraMedieval philosophy
Renaissance philosophy

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